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Great nail organizer from the understanding husband… Plus ILNP Mutagen (H)!

Here’s how I used to store my hundreds of polishes:



And here’s what my amazing husband built (yes, built! He’s crafty too) for me:



Woo hoo! Now my polishing corner looks like a mini-nail salon. He also put up track lights nearby so my lighting would be better. What a wonderful man I married 🙂

So merry Christmas to everyone – I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday with family, friends, or even some quiet time alone. I have to work in the NICU tomorrow and am thoroughly happy to be spending Christmas day with my mom (who drove down from NY) and the hubby.

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ILNP Birefringence

It’s been awhile since I’ve done any nail art. With Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, family staying with us, working, blah, blah, blah – I’ve had naked nails for almost a week. *Gasp* Such a travesty! I bought a few polishes from I Love Nail Polish, and I’ve been itching to put this glorious selection on my nails. Let’s just say it did not disappoint! Pictures do not do Birefringence justice. It’s an amazing ultrachrome with so many shifting colors. I tried to capture them all, but alas it ’twas not to be.

Here’s a sample of colors I found that are as close as possible to the ones represented in this stunning polish:


Birefringence is, in most lighting, a turquoise-blue-purple shifting polish. But with other lighting or certain contortionist hand positions, it shifts to fuschia/magenta-gold. Incredible!


Excuse the fact that I took the above pictures in my car (no worries, I was stopped and sitting in heavy traffic). But g’damn it’s gorgeous right? I can’t stop snapping pics!

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